IBM NORC Highlights

Number System:
Word Size:
Instructions:

Decimal
16 digits and check
3 address

Tapes

Number of tape units:
Density:
Speed:
Information rate:
Starting time:

8
510 characters an inch
140 inches a second
70,000 characters a second
8 thousandths of a second

Electrostatic Memory

Number of words:
Access time:

2,000
8 millionths of a second

Arithmetic

Decimal point procedure:
Multiplication time:
Addition time:
Complete operations, including floating decimal point, address modification:

automatic floating or specified
31 millionths of a second
15 millionths of a second

15,000 a second


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